You will develop an essay that discusses alternative sentencing options. Review the literature for the best practices and uses of alternative sentencing options for various levels of offenses. Prioritize the list categorically by crimes (e.g., misdemeanors and felonies) and minor offenses. Lastly, compare these to the options available in your state or jurisdiction and make any practical recommendations for change to the law. The paper should critically analyze the issues and develop evidence-based conclusions concerning the impact of these issues on the criminal justice discipline as a whole.
1. Use the knowledge and resources that have been provided as well as other sources
2. Make sure that it is in APA format, all words are spelled correctly, and correct grammar is used